Quotes: random selection
Quotes 1 till 10 of 10.
Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC0
Where there is reverence there is fear, but there is not reverence everywhere that there is fear, because fear presumably has a wider extension than reverence.
American journalist 1875-19500
The hardest task of a girl's life, nowadays, is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious.
British critic and poet 1822-18880
But each day brings its petty dust our soon-choked souls to fill, and we forget because we must, and not because we will.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, brags of his substance: they are but beggars who can count their worth.
Nothing in life is sure, my son. Except the promise of death.Source: The King Beyond the Gate (1985) 4
As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no communication or coordination between the state and federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
English writer 1778-18300
Hope is the best possession. None are completely wretched but those who are without hope. Few are reduced so low as that.
British writer and journalist 1926-20040
In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history: in Britain, as an extension of conversation.
Most of the wrestling happens in the South, so I had to ask myself how I was going to be received as a Jewish boy named Goldberg. Then again, I have never, nor would I ever, hide my Jewish identity.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
To suffering there is a limit; to fearing, none.
Original: Dolendi modus, timendi non item.Source: Latin